snatched

snatched
mod. arrested.
Everybody in the crack house got snatched in the bust.
Bruno was snatched for the umpteenth time yesterday.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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  • Snatched — Snatch Snatch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Snatched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Snatching}.] [OE. snachen, snechen; akin to D. snakken to gasp, to long (for), to desire. Cf. {Snack}, n., {Sneck}.] 1. To take or seize hastily, abruptly, or without permission or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • snatched — snætʃ n. grab, act of suddenly seizing something; bit, scrap, fragment; brief period of time, spell; kidnapping (Slang) v. attempt to seize; take abruptly, grab quickly; kidnap, abduct; seize an opportunity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • SNATCHED — …   Useful english dictionary

  • snatched from us —    dead    The figurative kidnapping is done by the deity. Also as snatched away:     The depth and reality of his religious faith, coupled with his practical wisdom, was what supported us both when our only son and then our only daughter were… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • Jeiel —    Snatched away by God.    1) A descendant of Benjamin (1 Chr. 9:35; 8:29).    2) One of the Levites who took part in praising God on the removal of the ark to Jerusalem (1 Chr. 16:5).    3) 2 Chr. 29:13. A Levite of the sons of Asaph.    4) 2… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Jeuel —    Snatched away by God, a descendant of Zerah (1 Chr. 9:6) …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • like hot cakes — snatched, much sought after …   English contemporary dictionary

  • was sold out — snatched, ran out, was given in exchange for money …   English contemporary dictionary

  • snatch — [[t]snæ̱tʃ[/t]] snatches, snatching, snatched 1) VERB If you snatch something or snatch at something, you take it or pull it away quickly. [V n prep] Mick snatched the cards from Archie s hand... [V n with adv] He snatched up the telephone... [V… …   English dictionary

  • snatch — 01. The young man [snatched] the woman s purse from her hands, and ran off down the street. 02. As soon as the telephone rang, he [snatched] up the receiver excitedly. 03. We were able to [snatch] a few hours sleep after our long flight, before… …   Grammatical examples in English

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